CVE-2008-2939 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in proxy_ftp.c in the mod_proxy_ftp module in Apache 2.0.63 and earlier, and mod_proxy_ftp.c in the mod_proxy_ftp module in Apache 2.2.9 and earlier 2.2 versions, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a wildcard in the last directory component in the pathname in an FTP URI.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (11/12/2008)

These issue was addressed in all affected httpd versions as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5 were fixed via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0967.html This issue is tracked via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-2939 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, future updates may address this flaw in other affected products (such as Red Hat Application Stack).

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00000.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=123376588623823&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=125631037611762&w=2
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0967.html
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-247666-1
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=682868
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=682870
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=682871
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0327
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0328
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PK70197
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PK70937
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/663763 US Government Resource 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:194
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:195
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:124
http://www.rapid7.com/advisories/R7-0033
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0966.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495180/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498566/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498567/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30560
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020635
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-731-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html US Government Resource 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2315
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2461
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0320
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44223
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/54a42d4b01968df1117cea77fc53d6beb931c0e05936ad02af93e9ac@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/5df9bfb86a3b054bb985a45ff9250b0332c9ecc181eec232489e7f79@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/8d63cb8e9100f28a99429b4328e4e7cebce861d5772ac9863ba2ae6f@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/f7f95ac1cd9895db2714fa3ebaa0b94d0c6df360f742a40951384a53@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r0276683d8e1e07153fc8642618830ac0ade85b9ae0dc7b07f63bb8fc@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r57608dc51b79102f3952ae06f54d5277b649c86d6533dcd6a7d201f7@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r8828e649175df56f1f9e3919938ac7826128525426e2748f0ab62feb@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rfbaf647d52c1cb843e726a0933f156366a806cead84fbd430951591b@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11316
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7716

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2939
NVD Published Date:
08/06/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
MITRE